New York Times best-selling author Tawni O’Dell is out with her latest novel, Angels Burning. The thriller centers on a small town police chief who’s forced to dig into her own past as she investigates the murder of a teenage girl.
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Zac Efron is headed to Sin City. The actor is set to star in a Vegas-based drama, tentatively titled The Velocity of Money. While plot details are being kept tightly under wraps, it is being described as Wall Street meets Cocktail in tone.
Pitched as Clueless meets Silver Linings Playbook, the dramedy centers on a popular high school swimmer, uncomfortable with her queen-bee status, who finds unexpected comfort in an underground poetry club introduced to her by a quirky classmate.
Katherine Heigl is set to star in thriller Unforgettable. While details are being kept under wraps, the story follows a man whose new spouse is menaced by his ex-wife. The project will mark veteran producer Denise Di Novi’s directorial debut.
Award-winning journalist Kristen Green is out with her first book Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, A Virginia Town, A Civil Rights Battle. Part memoir, part history, the provocative true story chronicles a little-known chapter of American history: the period after the Brown v. Board of Education decision when one Virginia school system refused to integrate.
Best-selling author Marcia Clark has hit the market with her latest novel, legal thriller Blood Defense. Set to be published in summer of 2016 by Thomas & Mercer, film rights are currently being shopped to buyers.
Zac Efron is officially in talks to join Paramount’s Baywatch feature. He will join Dwayne Johnson in the adaptation for the hit television series, which ran from 1989 to 2001. Horrible Bosses helmer Seth Gordon is set to direct.
Scott Reardon has hit the market with his debut novel, The Prometheus Man. Pitched as The Bourne Identity meets The 500, this buzzed about property is currently being shopped to buyers across the globe.
Antoine Fuqua and Jerry Bruckheimer are teaming up to bring Training Day to television. The classic crime thriller, which featured Ethan Hawke as a rookie cop and Denzel Washington as his corrupt mentor, will be turned in a series adaptation from Warner Bros. TV.
YA author Jennifer Rush has hit the market with the first in her latest series, Rising Three. Pitched as The Craft meets Sons of Anarchy, the contemporary fantasy centers on a teenage witch searching for her kidnapped best friend.
Author Brenda Bowen has hit the market with her debut novel Enchanted August. A modern re-telling of Elizabeth Von Arnim’s Enchanted April, the charming dramedy is proving to be a hot property, with film and television rights being shopped to buyers.
Bill Hader has joined the cast of Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” as the precinct’s new captain, following Andre Braugher’s character’s demotion at the end of the second season. The role will reunite the comedian with his former SNL co-star Andy Samberg.
Award-winning author Julia Golding has hit the market with her latest novel, Mel Foster and the Demon Butler. Recently published on July 30th, 2015 by Egmont, the novel will be the first in an adventure series, with the next book titled Mel Foster and the Time Machine.
Moïra Fowley-Doyle’s YA debut, The Accident Season, has hit the market. Set to be published in the U.S. on August 18th, the novel centers on Cara and her family, who are inexplicably and unavoidably accident-prone, which are sometimes minor, but sometimes tragic.
TV writer Hollie Overton has hit the market with her debut novel, Baby Doll. Set to be published in July, 2016 by Redhook, it is a psychological thriller about Lily Riser, a 16-year-old who vanishes, leaving behind a distraught mother and twin sister.
Brad Peyton has signed to direct an as-yet untitled military action adventure for Sony. Project details are being kept under wraps, but it is being described as a high-concept action-adventure about a military team. Iron Man scribes Art Marcum and Matt Holloway have penned the script.
Hailee Steinfeld is in talks to star in a coming-of-age drama for STX Entertainment. Previously titled Besties, the script made the 2011 Hit List and will be directed by writer Kelly Fremon Craig and produced by Academy Award-winner James L. Brooks.
Corey Stoll, Jeannie Berlin, and Ken Stott are the latest additions to the cast of Woody Allen’s next movie. They join Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Bruce Willis, and Parker Posey, who was announced in July.
British crime writer Ali Knight is out with her latest novel, The Silent Ones. Published by Hodder & Stoughton earlier this year, the thriller, said to be in the vein of The Silence of the Lambs, centers on a shy art student who seeks answers surrounding the death of his sister, thought to be a victim of a notorious serial killer.
Frank Grillo is set to reprise his role in Universal and Blumhouse’s upcoming The Purge 3. He played Sergeant, a man seeking revenge who reluctantly protected a group of people left without shelter, in last year’s The Purge: Anarchy.
The meticulously researched work makes the claim that a handful of conservative scientists with ties to big business have purposefully kept controversial debates about global warming, tobacco smoking, and more alive by deliberately muddling information.
Falling Skies Ryan Robbins is set to join the cast of the CW’s comic-based drama Arrow in its upcoming fourth season. The actor will recur as Conklin, a member of Shadowspire and will serve as an enemy to series star Stephen Amell’s Oliver Queen AKA Green Arrow.
International best-selling author Nina George is out with her latest book, The Little Paris Bookshop. Initially published in Germany, the romantic novel has since been translated into over thirty languages and has spent nearly four weeks on the New York Times best-seller list following its U.S. publication in June.
The drama centers on a widowed ranch owner who works with ex-convicts to rehabilitate wild horses, for newly formed production shingle ESX Entertainment.
Award-winning young adult author Wesley King is out with his latest book, Dragons Vs. Drones. Pitched as Eragon meets Transformers, the novel centers on a young computer genius who accidentally sets off a war between sleek, high-tech drones and Godzilla-size dragons.
Best-selling English author Henry Hemming’s latest book, The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy, has hit the market. Originally published in the UK under the title Churchill’s Iceman, the fascinating biography tells the story of Geoffrey Pyke, an inventor, war reporter, escaped prisoner, campaigner, father, educator, and misunderstood genius.
Mad Max: Fury Road‘ s Courtney Eaton and Transformer: Age of Extinction‘s Nicola Peltz are officially in the running for the lead role in Paramount’s latest John Green adaptation, Looking For Alaska.
Game of Thrones helmer Neil Marshall is set to direct EuropaCorp’s upcoming revenge drama The Sentence. Pitched as Taken meets The Purge, the futuristic thriller centers on a world where a victim is granted 24 hours to take revenge against someone who murders a loved one. The Tracking Board exclusively broke the news of the project in July.
Diane Keaton is set to star in HBO’s The Young Pope.
She joins Jude Law in the eight-episode mini-series, which centers on the beginning of the Pontificate of Pius XXII. She will play an American nun living in Vatican City.